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9: industry innovation and infrastructure

UNHack Challenge 9

Proposed by BEST (Ilija Mirkovic)

How to create a system or method for reducing embodied carbon emissions in the construction of buildings?

Challenge Summary:

Build-related embodied carbon emissions are — the amount of carbon emitted during the making of the building. This includes extraction of raw materials, manufacture and refinement of materials, transport, the building phase of the product or structure and the demolition and disposal of materials.

List of Helpful Resources:

York’s Office of Sustainability Operations As part of whole institution approach to creating a sustainable future every division has undertaken initiatives to make an impact on campus and in our communities.